Month: May 2014

The Price of Wall Street’s Power

May 31, 2014

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Gautam Mukunda for Harvard Business Review and the HBR Blog Network. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, obtain subscription information, and receive HBR email alerts,…

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Why Innovating Means Eliminating Much of What You Have Just Created

May 31, 2014

Here is an excerpt from an article by Greg McKeown for Fast Company magazine. He explains why, although it may seem like a waste of time or a step backward, we sometimes need to subtract from our “big ideas” to…

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How CIOs can lead their company’s information business

May 30, 2014

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Janaki Akella, Sam Marwaha, and Johnson Sikes for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. They explain why, in data-driven companies, CIOs — and new chief data officers —…

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10 Surprising Ways to Transform Your Creative Thinking

May 30, 2014

Here is an article written by Belle Beth Cooper for Fast Company magazine in which she suggests several ways to transform creative thinking. Some of them may surprise you. To read the complete article, check out others, and obtain subscription…

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Big Potential for Risk With Big Data

May 29, 2014

Here is an excerpt from an article written by Max Mihelich for Talent Management magazine. Big data represents increased efficiency and deeper talent pools for organizations. But one talent analytics expert, Al Adamsen, says the potential risks may outweigh the…

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Nick Morgan: An interview by Bob Morris

May 28, 2014

Nick Morgan is one of America’s top communication theorists and coaches. A passionate teacher, he is committed to helping people find clarity in their thinking and ideas – and then delivering them with panache. He has been commissioned by Fortune…

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Tom Leighton (chief executive of Akamai Technologies) in “The Corner Office”

May 27, 2014

Adam Bryant conducts interviews of senior-level executives that appear in his “Corner Office” column each week in the SundayBusiness section of The New York Times. Here are a few insights provided during an interview of Tom Leighton, chief executive of…

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Agile Change Management: A book review by Bob Morris

May 27, 2014

Agile Change Management: A Practical Framework for Successful Change Planning and Implementation Melanie Franklin Wiley (2014) Change management is impossible without change agents who have an agile mindset The last time I checked, Amazon offers 13,473 books on one or…

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Josh Linkner on “The Eight Principles That Define the Reinvention Ethos

May 26, 2014

In his latest book, The Road to Reinvention: How to Drive Disruption and Accelerate Transformation, Josh Linker observes, “Study any supremely successful organization or individual, from Nike to 3M or from Madonna to Tom Hanks, and you’ll encounter a consistent…

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